Shena Mackay





Shena Mackay


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Edinburgh, The United Kingdom
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Shena Mackay was born in Edinburgh in 1944 and currently lives in London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and also Honorary Visiting Professor to the MA in Writing at Middlesex University.

Her novels include the black comedy Redhill Rococo (1986), winner of the Fawcett Society Book Prize; Dunedin (1992), which won a Scottish Arts Council Book Award; and the acclaimed The Orchard on Fire (1995) which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction. Her novel Heligoland (2003) was shortlisted for both the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Whitbread Novel Award.

Average rating: 3.51 · 826 ratings · 127 reviews · 48 distinct works · Similar authors
The Orchard on Fire

3.62 avg rating — 442 ratings — published 1995 — 12 editions
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Heligoland

2.93 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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Dreams of Dead Women's Hand...

3.54 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1987 — 5 editions
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A Bowl Of Cherries

3.30 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1984 — 9 editions
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Dunedin

3.28 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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The Worlds Smallest Unicorn...

3.30 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Dust Falls On Eugene Schlum...

3.95 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1964 — 3 editions
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Music Upstairs

3.22 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1965 — 4 editions
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The Artist's Widow

3.27 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Redhill Rococo

3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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